Burkhard Waldis (Biographical details)

Burkhard Waldis (cleric/religious official; author/poet; German; Male; c.1490 - 1556)

Also known as

Waldis, Burchard; Waldis Burkard

Biography

Franciscan monk who converted to Lutheranism in 1524, imprisoned 1536-40; author of fables and poems; he also wrote verses for 'Ursprung und Herkommen der zwölf ersten alten König und Fürsten Deutscher Nation', Nuremberg: Hans Guldenmund 1543.